Tag: Andorra

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Sam Lee is charging through his first season on the Freeride World Tour, yesterday claiming a fourth place finish at the second tour stop in Andorra. The result comes off the back of an eighth place finish at the competition opener staged at the same ski area in the Pyrenees a week ago. 

New Zealand’s young freeride athletes continue to perform well against strong international fields with snowboarder Finn Duffy  claiming third place at the Eldorado Junior Freeride three-star competition in Andorra over the weekend.

 Wanaka skier Sam Lee has ticked off his goal of a top 10 result at his first ever Freeride World Tour competition, finishing eighth in last night’s (NZT) event staged in the Andorran resort of Vallnord-Arcalis.

Slalom proved to be the NZ team’s most successful discipline at Trofeu Borrufa last week (30 January - 2 February 2017) in Andorra with Will Cashmore taking home the bronze...

Three New Zealand athletes were amongst sixty of the best young riders from around the world who were invited to compete on the technical slopes of the Andorran ski resort of Grandvalira for the most prestigious event in junior freeride: The Freeride Junior World Championships. 

Grandvalira, Andorra (30 January 2016) – Snowboarder Finn Duffy (Queenstown) has won a bronze medal at the Freeride Junior World Championships in Andorra.

Vallnord Arcalis, Andorra (28 January 2016) -  NZ ski racers Blake Hartley (Auckland), Patrick Hartley (Auckland), Kate Richards (Wanaka), Rose Hadley (Queenstown), Ben Richards (Wanaka), Thomas Knowles (Auckland), Ethan Baxter-McAsey (Auckland)...

Vallnord-Arcalis, Andorra (13 February 2015) – NZ Freeskier Sam Smoothy says he’s ‘back in the hunt for the championship title’ after a spectacular win at the Andorra stop of the Freeride World...